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Sound Development City: call for projects, Artist Expedition 2015  
Posted 3/11/15

Impression from last year's expedition: John Grzinich working on his project Listening in Context. Photo: Joëlle Kost, 2014. September 9–27, 2015Application deadline: April 19, 2015Sound Development CityBelgrade – Athens Sound Development CityThe Artist Expedition Sound Development City was initiated in 2012 by Sound Development with the aim of providing creative freedom to artists working in various disciplines. Each year in late summer, Sound Development City organizes a three-week expedition to two European cities. Ten selected artists working on... [more]

Posted 1/10/15

APPLICATION DEADLINE, 12PM WED 14 JAN 2015 In partnership with Sound and Music, the SLG is offering the opportunity for composers to take part in an Embedded residency commencing Spring 2015. The residency is aimed at composers at an early stage in their career, providing a professional development opportunity, offering support and space to explore creative ideas and compositional practice, as well as gaining experience in producing and presenting new work. Applicants are encouraged to draw upon th... [more]

Alternative Waters: a Personal View of Recent Macri Portraits by Kenneth Radu  
12/6/14 Posted 12/6/14

Part I People familiar with Adamo Macri’s portraits may well experience an aesthetic shock to see a picture of the artist with his eyes wide open. So many of his self-portraits depict the eyes averted, lowered, askance, or rarely looking directly at the viewer that I was taken aback by a recent picture, entitled Damo, 2013. There are a few other pictures in his Facebook oeuvre wherein the artist opens his eyes and stares out of the canvas, Self-Portrait, 2013, for example, but that is... [more]

Fade into White: Roman Opalka's Infinity   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
Roman Opalka at Dominique Lévy Gallery September 4th, 2014 - October 18th, 2014
Posted 9/22/14

The magnitude of entropy overcomes one who moves along the two floors of Dominique Lévy’s gallery, viewing Roman Opalka’s five-decade quest to render the spectrum of time’s (ir)relevance. Two early series prognosticate the honed laboriousness arriving in the French-born Polish artist’s most renowned final series OPALKA 1965 / 1 – ∞ (1965-2011). In this series, comprising 233 paintings in total, 11 shown by the gallery—each titled Détails—Opa... [more]

Yes, this House is a Shrine: Artangel Opens Van Gogh Residence in London   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
Saskia Olde Wolbers at Artangel May 3rd, 2014 - June 22nd, 2014
Posted 5/15/14

I was very excited when I received a letter from Artangel, and realised it contained not the tickets I bought to their new commission, but rather texts relating to the work itself. The envelope contained a duplication of two historical letters, dated 1974: the first was a request written by Arthur Brown, the former landlord of 87 Hackford Road in London, addressed to the local council asking them to avoid demolishing his property, as it was recently revealed by a local postman that it once hous... [more]

The Whole Truth - Lawrence Abu Hamdan   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
Caroline Bergvall, Lawrence Abu Hamdan, KP Jayasankar, Amar Kanwar, Nikolaj Bendix Skyum Larsen, Anjali Monteiro, Pallavi Paul, Mithu Sen at KHOJ International Artists' Association January 15th, 2014 - February 15th, 2014
Posted 2/22/14

You avert your eyes when I ask you if you're really no longer in love with those that broke your heart. You twitch a little after you've stolen, heave and churn inside before accepting that job you don't want. It is the gap between the truth and your realisation of it that makes for dramatic irony, that makes for the narratives within which you swallow and strut through life. And if you lived sensitively, the truth – the direction of the grain upon which it's all written – reveals i... [more]

Open call for emerging video and sound artists – Moscow Exhibition  
Posted 2/17/14

A collaboration of two young artists from Russia and the UK are organising a digital show to exhibit video and sound works to a Moscow audience. The concept of the exhibition is to explore the relation between illusion and reality through different perspectives and forms. We aim to encourage a dialogue between international young artists and the growing Russian contemporary art scene. This show offers an opportunity for emerging artists to share their ideas outside of their own country's borders... [more]

Things That Are Alive   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
Pierre Huyghe at Centre Pompidou September 25th, 2013 - January 6th, 2014
Posted 11/5/13

People in museums move like assholes. This dynamic may be little more than a distant memory for those privy to the luxury of sparsely-populated art spaces: via opening receptions, press previews, off-hours viewings organized by friends of friends, or just the good fortune of being free most Monday mornings. Unfortunately, when confronted with the work of an artist who seeks to interrogate, interrupt, obfuscate, or otherwise f*ck The Space of the Museum, privileged classes of museum-goers ma... [more]

The audiozine Sodar is seeking submissions for their first issue under the theme of FORCE  
Posted 10/21/13

There is no limit to what you can submit.. However, for the purpose of uploading content, at the moment we ask that you submit no more than 20 minutes per individual piece. Please send all submissions in WAV format using wetransfer for larger files. Feel free to add any text information you would like to be included under your piece such as name, fake name, dates, materials used, story, inspiration, fiction, fact, random numbers, transcript, etc.. and include this as a .DOC or TEXT file in the email. For the sake of attempting... [more]

Playing with Gray Matter   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
lotte geeven at P/////AKT September 21st, 2013 - October 20th, 2013
Posted 10/9/13

Conceived as half of a two-exhibition series titled A Matter of Sight and Light and Matter, Lotte Geeven's solo show at PAKT plays with the viewer’s perception, right off the bat. The most striking installation in the Zeeburg gallery is a series of stripes, ranging from black to white, which turn the banal chromatic shift of the venue's floor that occurs over the course of the day into something visible and discrete. Another work, this one sound-based, plays noises recorded by the artist dur... [more]

Call for Sound + Visual Artists  
Posted 9/27/13

Call for Sound + Visual Artists to participate in Hidden Narratives of Empty Spaces Art Assembly in association with Touch present Hidden Narratives of Empty Spaces - an investigation into the stories and soundtracks hidden within the cracks of empty rooms and deserted environments. Iranian born Sohrab and Seoul based artist Jiyeon Kim demonstrate through their work how manipulated field recordings can be employed to amplify an existing or reveal a new narrative of the empty space. With guest performances and an opening conversation by Mike Harding of Touch. The event will take place at 7pm, Saturday 9th November at The Peckham Pelican. We... [more]

Performance in Sculpture   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
Erik Samakh at Musée Rodin May 18th, 2013 - September 29th, 2013
Posted 9/24/13

As part of its contemporary art programme this year, Musée Rodin invited Erik Samakh to hold a solo exhibition in the museum garden. Describing himself as a “hunter-gatherer” of images and sounds, Samakh always aims to create a unique experience for the audience; for this show, the artist has created a sound installation in the rose gardens surrounding The Thinker and The Three Shades, and an installation of ten natural stone blocks placed throughout the rest of the garden. The... [more]

Mix, Remix: Interview with Ala Ebtekar  
8/25/13 Posted 8/25/13

San Francisco, Aug. 2013: I first saw Ala Ebtekar’s work on a billboard in downtown San Francisco. Juxtaposed amidst condo developments and rush hour traffic, it was a visual reprieve. It broke up a familiar landscape, one where billboard iconography is quite familiar and expected, and presented a new motif. The animal-like character featured in the center of a patterned background was almost recognizable, perhaps a ceremonial beast of some ancient history, but just abstract enough to welco... [more]

[VIDEO] Konrad Smoleński / Polish Pavillon, Venice Art Biennale 2013   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
Konrad Smoleński at La Biennale di Venezia (Venice Biennale) June 1st, 2013 - September 24th, 2013
Posted 7/28/13

Konrad Smoleński represents Poland at the Venice Art Biennale 2013. His monumental installation in the Polish Pavilion in the Biennale’s Giardini is titled Everything Was Forever, Until It Was No More. The work is a continuation of the previous explorations of Konrad Smoleński, who focuses his interest on sound. Two church bells that have been cast especially for this exhibition are at the center of the installation. Two walls of loudspeakers and other elements complete the work. In regular inter... [more]

Open call: Silence hunt 2013  
Posted 7/24/13

Sound Museum of Silence is looking for silent (or even better, silence) recording to add into the archive. Below 20 asks to all people to share this call, this page, or the advertising images in order to grow, be known, and have resources for events and publication. Help is needed! Silence can be defined as a soundscape with loudness below 20 dB. This project is an open archive which collect silence as soundscape / field recording below 20 dB. This is an attemp to create a sound museum of silence.... [more]

7/9/13 Posted 7/10/13

Unraveled is an apparel project for independent music. We carefully select lyrics from songs and design beautiful graphic type onto shirts. Unraveled believes in the power of music and building a community of artists worth discovering. We need help building this community from the musician on up. We are a very small team of artists, designers, and music nerds. In order to expand, we are looking for independent musicians, independent designers, assistant music curators, editorial designers, a... [more]

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